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  • 31 Aug 2010
    Stephen H. Norwood

    Nazi sympathy in 1930s American Universities

    It was just a few decades ago that elite education institutions in this country were placing quotas against Jewish students, encouraging students to visit Nazi Germany on exchange programs, refusing to hire Jewish refugee scholars fleeing Hitler, and punishing both faculty and students who protested the school’s friendly relations with the Nazi regime.

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  • 18 Sep 2009

    Jerome Kagan featured on Rorotoko

    Cambridge favorite Rorotoko, that interviewer of fascinating brainy people, posted a piece on Jerome Kagan today. Kagan has studied child psychology for decades, and has turned his attention to the age-old dilemma of academic divides.

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  • 17 Feb 2009
    Quentin Skinner

    Long Quentin Skinner Interview

    Historian of ideas and long-time Cambridge author Quentin Skinner gave a long interview last year about the many aspects of his research, academic culture, and Cambridge over the last 40 years. One of my colleagues just pointed it out. How he got his start was is a pretty amazing story in and of itself: ‘My […]

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